A comparison between mexican american youth who are in gangs and those who are not

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This exploratory study compares the differences between 43 Mexican American gang members and 43 Mexican American adolescents who are not members of a gang on several demographic, educational, familial, cultural, and psychological variables. Differences were analyzed using f tests and chi-square analyses. Discussion focuses on implications for counseling. Este estudio de exploracidn compara las diferencias entre 43 Mexicoameri-canos pertenecientes a alguna pandilla y 43 adolescentes Mexicoamericanos que no son miembros de una pandilla segun distintas variables demograficas, educativas, familiares, culturales y psicologicas. Las diferencias se analizaron usando pruebas f y analisis de ji-cuadrado. La discusi6n se centra en las implicaciones para la consejeria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-239
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
Volume37
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2009

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